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Sand requirement calculator - How much sand do I need for my sandpit or construction site?

This is how you calculate your need for sand.
Please enter the dimensions of your sandpit or excavation in meters a.


Sand converter - how many tons (t) per cubic meter (sqm)?

You just want to calculate the weight of sand.
Please enter the volume for this in cubic meters / m³ one and choose the material.


How do the demand calculator and the converter for sand work

* Please note that a Sandpit not completely filled becomes. We recommend filling heights with play sand of 50 to 70%. You can easily take this into account when specifying depth.

The demand calculator for sand supports you in your planning.
Since many building materials are not offered in cubic meters (m³) but in tons (t), the demand calculator not only determines the required volume, but also directly the bulk weight. Please determine the exact dimensions (in meters) of your excavation pit and select the desired type of sand material.

The converter for sand is for users who already know what volume of sand they need and only need to calculate the weight. Enter the volume there and select the desired type of sand material.

Weight differences due to different grain sizes
Many bulk goods are offered in different grain sizes (grain size). A smaller grain size is compressed differently than the same volume of sand with a coarse grain size. Unwashed building materials also contain so-called zero components, which are deposited in the gaps.

How accurate are the results?
The volume is calculated exactly.
Since building materials and bulk goods are mostly natural or recycled products, their weight can vary slightly depending on their origin or composition.
The density recorded here describes the loosely poured material. Since many building materials are additionally compacted when they are laid, the need is usually higher. For example, the gravel substructure of a path is compacted three times using a vibrating plate.
The results are therefore only intended as a guide. Depending on the application, more bulk goods should be ordered.

The concentration
is an indication of the relationship between the weight (mass) in kilograms and the volume in m³.
For example, if 1 m³ of crushed stone (32 - 60 mm) weighs 1460 kg, the density is 1460 kg / m³.
When building a path, gravel is compacted further by means of a vibrating plate. Its density is then 1700 kg / m³.

Recycled products
are building materials from material recycling. In this way of recycling, for example, new materials are obtained from old masonry. These are of high quality and their use protects our resources and the environment.

Tip: mix building materials
From certain grain sizes, the gaps become important when mixing. For example, if you mix 1 m³ of coarse gravel (or stones) with 1 m³ of earth, the finished mixture will not produce 2 m³, but less. This is because the finer soil fills the spaces in the gravel.


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Sand density - examples of the specific gravity (bulk density) of sand

Here you will find the density and exemplary conversions of weight into volume for numerous types of building materials, e.g. for sand.

materialGritdensity
conversion
  kg / m³0.5 t1 t3 t5 t
Beach volleyball sand (washed)0 - 1 mm1200~ 0.417 m³~ 0.833 m³~ 2,500 m³~ 4.167 m³
Crushed sand (unwashed)0 - 2 mm1530~ 0.327 m³~ 0.654 m³~ 1.961 m³~ 3.268 m³
Limestone crushed sand0 - 2 mm1600~ 0.313 m³~ 0.625 m³~ 1.875 m³~ 3.125 m³
Screed sand0 - 8 mm1590~ 0.314 m³~ 0.629 m³~ 1.887 m³~ 3.145 m³
Low-lime sand (washed) 0-3 mm1300~ 0.385 m³~ 0.769 m³~ 2.308 m³~ 3.846 m³
Tap sand (washed) 0 - 4 mm1530~ 0.327 m³~ 0.654 m³~ 1.961 m³~ 3.268 m³
Wall sand 0 - 4 mm1500~ 0.333 m³~ 0.667 m³~ 2,000 m³~ 3.333 m³
Wall sand0 - 2 mm1600~ 0.313 m³~ 0.625 m³~ 1.875 m³~ 3.125 m³
Natural sand (unwashed)0 - 5 mm1530~ 0.327 m³~ 0.654 m³~ 1.961 m³~ 3.268 m³
Quartz sand0 - 4 mm1430~ 0.350 m³~ 0.699 m³~ 2,098 m³~ 3.497 m³
Quartz sand0 - 2 mm1470~ 0.340 m³~ 0.680 m³~ 2.041 m³~ 3.401 m³
Rhine sand, double washed 0 - 2 mm1500~ 0.333 m³~ 0.667 m³~ 2,000 m³~ 3.333 m³
Sand (washed)0 - 1 mm1320~ 0.379 m³~ 0.758 m³~ 2.273 m³~ 3,788 m³
Sand (washed)0 - 4 mm1540~ 0.325 m³~ 0.649 m³~ 1.948 m³~ 3.247 m³
Sand (washed)0 - 6 mm1600~ 0.313 m³~ 0.625 m³~ 1.875 m³~ 3.125 m³
Sand (washed)0 - 8 mm1620~ 0.309 m³~ 0.617 m³~ 1.852 m³~ 3.086 m³
Sand / crushed sand mixture 50/500 - 4 mm1540~ 0.325 m³~ 0.649 m³~ 1.948 m³~ 3.247 m³
Sand / crushed sand mixture 80/200 - 4 mm1540~ 0.325 m³~ 0.649 m³~ 1.948 m³~ 3.247 m³
Sand / crushed sand mixture 90/100 - 4 mm1540~ 0.325 m³~ 0.649 m³~ 1.948 m³~ 3.247 m³
Sand / round gravel mixture 70/300 - 8 mm1540~ 0.325 m³~ 0.649 m³~ 1.948 m³~ 3.247 m³
Sand / round gravel mixture 80/200 - 8 mm1540~ 0.325 m³~ 0.649 m³~ 1.948 m³~ 3.247 m³
Sand / round gravel mixture 85/150 - 8 mm1540~ 0.325 m³~ 0.649 m³~ 1.948 m³~ 3.247 m³
Sand / round gravel mixture 90/100 - 8 mm1540~ 0.325 m³~ 0.649 m³~ 1.948 m³~ 3.247 m³
Sand / grit mixture 80/200 - 8 mm1540~ 0.325 m³~ 0.649 m³~ 1.948 m³~ 3.247 m³
Schliessand (unwashed)0 - 2 mm1000~ 0.500 m³~ 1,000 m³~ 3,000 m³~ 5,000 m³
Play sand (washed)0 - 1 mm1320~ 0.379 m³~ 0.758 m³~ 2.273 m³~ 3,788 m³

The table for the building material type sand is still under construction and will be expanded continuously.